Party Girl

*1 of 3 drafts that needed to be finished. Valentina’s 2nd Birthday party was a huge success! I started planning a month earlier (just like last year) and quickly decided on my theme. ┬áValentina is really good at knowing her colors and she loves balloons. So after a couple of quick searches on Pinterest, I … More Party Girl

The Big 2!!

Dear Valentina, You’re now 2 years old. 2! I can’t believe it. It seems like just yesterday that I was writing your 1st year post. This past year has been a fun one! You’ve traveled quite a bit and met some wonderful people. We went to Naples the week after your birthday. Then left for … More The Big 2!!

Potty Time?

Valentina is now 21 months old. She’s grown so much in the last year.. let alone in the last few months. I wanted to start the New Year right. We took away the pacifier and have no problems with that. I also wanted to start potty training her but we’re having some issues. Carlo doesn’t … More Potty Time?


My little reindeer sure has changed in the past year! I still remember taking the picture last year. We had just opened a package from my mom and she gave me a quick smile with her little teeth poking out! This year, she proudly wore the antlers around the house and said “cheese” when I … More ONE YEAR LATER….


Dear Valentina, Forgive me for not writing this sooner but as I will explain, you’re quite the handful and getting a few minutes out of the day let alone in the evening is next to impossible. You’re now officially 18 months! You’re not the same little baby anymore. I can’t believe how much you’ve grown … More 18 MONTHS!

My days with V..

I’m in serious need for some Vitameatavegamin. I have NO energy. ┬áChasing a kid around the house ALL the live long day is exhausting. Add a baby in the belly and you can imagine what I’m talking about. I wake up nauseated and immediately need to drink Sparkling water. It’s the only thing that helps … More My days with V..

On your Birthday

Dear Valentina, Today is your birthday! You are officially ONE YEAR OLD! ┬áThis past year has been an amazing journey for all of us. It seems like just yesterday, that I was at the hospital getting ready for your arrival. Every night, we look at you while you sleep and we can’t believe how incredibly … More On your Birthday